Titled “Lebe Zetzt-Kal Ho Naa Ho” a remake video of the Shah Rukh Khan-Saif Ali Khan film ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ stars German ambassador to India Michael Steiner in the lead and his wife Eliese, as well as Congress leader and former foreign minister of India, Salman Khurshid in the role played by Saif Ali Khan.
Khurshid said “In politics we don’t know if there will be a tomorrow, similarly in life the motto should be to live life to the fullest and in the present”. On Indo-German relations, he said our cultures have similar roots, and we can learn a lot from the Germans such as their discipline.
Michael Steiner said ‘It was a challenge but we wanted to show our respect to Bollywood and the fantastic actors who are very popular in Germany’. He confirmed he and his wife are Bollywood addicts and have seen over 150 Bollywood films.
The premier was attended by Sharmila Tagore, Saif Ali Khan, Javed Akhtar, Madhu Kishwar and director Sumit Osmand Shaw.